'''''Afropop Worldwide''''' is a Radio programming|radio program
that presents the musics of Africa
and the African diaspora
. The program is produced by Sean Barlow for World Music Productions in Brooklyn
, New York City
, New York
. It is hosted by the veteran Cameroonian broadcaster Georges Collinet
, who previously attained renown for his work with Voice Of America
''Afropop Worldwide'' launched in 1988 as ''Afropop'', a weekly Public broadcasting|public radio
series, in response to widespread interest in international pop music
. The first of its kind, it later expanded to include the music and cultures of the entire African diaspora
. The program is distributed by Public Radio International
(PRI) to over a hundred radio stations in the United States. It is also heard in Europe and Africa.
In 2014, the program was awarded an institutional Peabody Award
for "its pioneering role in...